Welcome back!

Posted: September 7, 2016 in Uncategorized

Welcome back to a new academic year. Here’s a quick guide to what we’ll be doing:

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Years 8 and 9: We will be reading the amazing ‘Of Mice and Men’ by John Steinbeck. We’ll be learning all about America in the 1930s and uncovering the dark truth about The American Dream.

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Year 11: We’ll firstly be reviewing the mock exam we took at the end of last year. You’ll be preparing for your literature mock too. We’ll be getting back to ‘The Sign Of Four’ by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and solving the mysterious case of the one legged man!

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Year 12: You’ll be getting to grips with the demands of A Level study and diving into the decadent era of Jazz and Flappers as we study F.Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic novel: ‘The Great Gatsby’.

Year 13: Be prepared to enter the dark world of Jacobean Revenge Tragedy, full of blood, gore, incest and murder. Just like Game of Thrones but without the dragons! Welcome to Webster’s ‘The Duchess of Malfi’.







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